• Wonderful Rainy Days

    Rainy days can bring out the best or worst in people, especially in New York City.  Yesterday...

  • Nice Job

    While social media has all kinds of icons to say “Bravo,” “Nice job” or “Kudos,” — it’s...

  • Never Existed

    If you need a good reason to be yourself, here you go: Everyone else is taken.  Yup,...

  • Alter Egos

    There’s this person called @SilverDisobedience and then there’s me. SilverDisobedience is working to change the discussion on...

  • The Meaning of Wisdom

    I don’t think I know what it means to be wise. I think I understand the concept...

  • Why I’m an Optimist

    I’m often asked: Why are you so optimistic? My answer is simple: I can’t figure out why...

  • Lifetimes

    For those who understand life, time and lifetimes of experience, our later years are the rewards that...

  • Rainy Zendays

    “It is what it is.” I have a bit of disagreement with this primary tenet of Zen...

  • Colliding Realizations

    The pathway to personal peace actually resides within the colliding realizations of what we want and what...

  • Education

    It’s one thing to get educated and another to keep educated.  Education is a lifelong process. There...

  • Mom-isms

    Sooner or later we all quote our Mothers.  Growing up, my Mother embroidered the phrase “Know Thyself,”...

  • My Dear Silver Disobedient

    I am asking for your help. In November 2017,  I started my Silver Disobedience blog with a sole...

  • Friendships

    What defines a friend? If you asked a child, it might get down to something like one...

  • Just Only

    Never use the words “just” or “only” when describing yourself unless — with a great degree of...

  • The Book!

    The Silver Disobedience Playbook: 365 Inspirations for Living and Loving Agelessly—  is now available on Amazon.  Today...

  • Anticipation

    Anticipation is the action of looking forward to something. Unlike anxiety which would be fearing what might...

  • Differences

    Sometimes I wonder about the ways we all tend to identify with our differences from others vs....

  • Heads Up

    If I focus on the future too much, I usually get smacked in the head. Literally.  About...